The Early Lead: Mark Sanchez


Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 09/13/2013

Mark Sanchez: “I won” competition with Geno Smith

Jets’ quarterback defends himself in the midst of controversy.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:16 AM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, NFL, Rex Ryan

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Mark Sanchez “likely to have surgery,” report says

Shoulder injury puts quarterback’s career with the New York Jets in jeopardy.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:44 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 09/08/2013

Mark Sanchez has partially torn labrum, reports say

Jets quarterback will see Dr. James Andrew as Geno Smith steps up.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:37 PM ET, 09/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, NFL, Rex Ryan

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 09/04/2013

Geno Smith named Jets’ starter

When Mark Sanchez recovers from shoulder injury, can he win his job back?

By Cindy Boren  |  10:20 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 08/26/2013

Chris Christie defends Mark Sanchez in WFAN appearance

New Jersey governor releases his inner fan when he fills in on sports talk radio.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:39 AM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Christie, Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, NFL

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 08/08/2013

Jets release Joe McKnight

Former North Carolina coach and Mr. Cub reportedly will be honored.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:51 PM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe McKnight, Mark Sanchez, NFL, Rex Ryan

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 08/07/2013

"Butt fumble" guard won't join Cowboys, retires

Brandon Moore, part of Jets' classic classic misplay, quits a day after signing with Dallas.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:13 AM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Moore, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 07/22/2013

Geno Smith signs, says he has ‘great shot’ at unseating Mark Sanchez

Jets' backup QB gets five-year deal.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:08 AM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Mark Sanchez and the butt fumble, now in movie form (video)

The Thanksgiving Day play continues to live on ... and on.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:37 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 05/23/2013

Mark Sanchez 'shaking off rust,' throws three interceptions

Jets Coach Rex Ryan is disappointed at first effort to cut down on turnovers.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:47 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Mark Sanchez looks like Jets' starter, with David Garrard retiring

The biggest challenge is likely to come from Geno Smith, with New York down to four QBs on the roster now.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:37 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Garrard, Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, NFL

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Tim Tebow released by Jets

Quarterback could never crack the starting lineup and now the question is whether his NFL career is over.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:13 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 07:48 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Geno Smith goes to Jets, has Mark Sanchez in his sights

New York has six quarterbacks making them, if nothing else, interesting.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:48 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 01/10/2013

Tim Tebow: No regrets about Jets

The quarterback admits that he doesn't know what the future holds for him.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:31 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 01/04/2013

Does Rex Ryan have tattoo of his wife in a Mark Sanchez jersey?

And you thought odd stories about the New York Jets would end when their season did. Silly.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:33 AM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Rex Ryan

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 12/27/2012

Tim Tebow passed over again with Mark Sanchez named starter

Injury to Greg McElroy throws the Jets' wacky quarterback situation into chaos. Even Rex Ryan admits it's strange.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:12 PM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Tim Tebow

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 12/20/2012

Tim Tebow, Mark Sanchez could both be gone after Jets’ season

The Jets' QB situation is a mess, but this much is certain: Greg McElroy will start Sunday.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:07 AM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Tim Tebow

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 12/19/2012

Is Tim Tebow finished in the NFL?

Jets Coach Rex Ryan sure seems to think so, benching Mark Sanchez and starting Greg McElroy.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:18 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 12/18/2012

Jets start Greg McElroy, bench Mark Sanchez (updated)

Mark Sanchez's performance Monday night was the final straw for Rex Ryan.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:02 PM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Greg McElroy, Mark Sanchez, Tim Tebow

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 12/18/2012

Mark Sanchez turnovers sink Jets' playoff hopes

Not even Tim Tebow can help the New York Jets' dismal quarterback situation.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:55 AM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, Rex Ryan, Tim Tebow

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 12/13/2012

121212 concert: Adam Sandler skewers Mark Sanchez, A-Rod

The butt fumble by New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez found its way into a song by Adam Sandler, who didn't forget the Yankees, Knicks or Nets, either.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:31 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Rodriguez, Isiah Thomas, Mark Sanchez

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 12/11/2012

Braylon Edwards, Jets may reunite, report says

Last week, Braylon Edwards called Jets management "idiots." This week, he may sign with the team.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:37 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braylon Edwards, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Mark Sanchez calls butt fumble embarrassing

On a humiliating day for the New York Jets, one play involving quarterback Mark Sanchez perfectly capture their season. And not in a good way.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:04 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Tim Tebow reveals he has broken ribs (updated)

The New York Jets were saving Tim Tebow for an emergency because he has two broken ribs.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:01 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Tim Tebow

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Rex Ryan: Can firing the coach fix the Jets?

After the New York Jets' embarrassing performance against the New England Patriots, Rex Ryan really feels the heat.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:22 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Rex Ryan

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Jets rip Tebow, saying he's terrible in Daily News report

The Jets are struggling at 3-6, but that's no reason to change from Mark Sanchez to Tim Tebow, players say.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:03 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Tim Tebow